Global Patent Index - EP 0861179 B1

EP 0861179 B1 2000-03-01 - ELECTRONIC BRAKING SYSTEM FOR ROAD VEHICLES OPERATING WITH A TRAILER

Title (en)

ELECTRONIC BRAKING SYSTEM FOR ROAD VEHICLES OPERATING WITH A TRAILER

Title (de)

ELEKTRONISCHE BREMSANLAGE FÜR STRASSENFAHRZEUGE MIT ANHÄNGER

Title (fr)

SYSTEME ELECTRONIQUE DE FREINAGE POUR VEHICULES ROUTIERS TRACTANT UNE REMORQUE

Publication

EP 0861179 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96939204 A

Priority

  • GB 9602888 W
  • GB 9524048 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9719843A1] A trailer braking control system for incorporation into the braking equipment of a towing vehicle for providing a trailer braking command signal which is also regulated as to balance the braking between the towing vehicle and the trailer through the assessment of forces (Fv, Fh) in the coupling between the two vehicles. The assessment is made indirectly and is calculated from forces measured in the suspension components of at least two axles of the towing vehicle (Ff, Fr) and the changes occurring therein during braking (dFf, dFr).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B60T 13/66; B60T 7/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B60T 8/30 (2006.01); B60T 7/20 (2006.01); B60T 8/172 (2006.01); B60T 8/174 (2006.01); B60T 8/176 (2006.01); B60T 8/1764 (2006.01); B60T 13/66 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B60T 13/66 (2013.01); B60T 7/20 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9719843 A1 19970605; DE 69606883 D1 20000406; DE 69606883 T2 20000629; EP 0861179 A1 19980902; EP 0861179 B1 20000301; GB 9524048 D0 19960124; JP 2000501045 A 20000202; US 6139118 A 20001031

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2000-04-06 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

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